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Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple

West of Shaolin Temple, Dengfeng 450000, China
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Unique and moving

Like nothing else you have seen it is a forest of burial pagodas over many centuries. In the late... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marekw
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Toronto
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I was lucky... girlfriend told me the stories to go with many of these. Otherwise, it's a few... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lonelylaowai
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Peking
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like nothing else you have seen it is a forest of burial pagodas over many centuries. In the late afternoon sun it glows with light and beuaty

Thank marekw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky... girlfriend told me the stories to go with many of these. Otherwise, it's a few minutes snapping pictures at meaningless monuments, as the english signage doesn't bother with anything other than dimensions, size, etc.

Thank Lonelylaowai
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is the final part of the Shaolin temple grounds and despite there being many people this was soo peaceful. We went with a guide who explained the 7 levels were reserved for the highest monks. Also 1,3,5,7 because the monks aren't allowed to be...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Too fake too crowded if you are really looking to know the depths of kong fu is definitely not the place to be! And do not waste your time with the show!

Thank Aline K
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I came here 4 years ago ... victim of its worldwide success the place is crowded from morning to sunset. Anyway it s a must after Shaolin temple's visit and on the way to the Shaolin cableway ;) Enjoy

Thank tonin92
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The pagoda forest has many tombs for the monks who attained Moksha (heavenly place). Some of the pagodas are way too old spanning across centuries. Nice place inside the shaolin temple

Thank Venkat R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

These are unique Pagodas and the story behind how they are built and what they represent is very interesting.

Thank Dr_D5706
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Interesting to see their style of burial open windows mean multiple monks, closed mean single monks and possible disciples, very ornate and old, still keep Thi s tradition today but with modern sculpting themes, th elatest one had a Mobil phone, laptop and a motor...More

Thank AussieRoamers
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Talin, the Pagoda Forest, contains the tombs of many eminent monks dating back hundreds of years creating a visible historical record of Shaolin up to the present day. Some early tombs have been lost to time, but it's still an impressive museum of Chinese script...More

Thank nick e
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's one thing that make me feel my money i paid to enter Shaolin temple worth because it's pretty pricy. It's the world heritage and also something original,when the real Shaolin temple was burned down already and made the new one instead, these pagodas are...More

Thank gevalicious
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